Daniel Akpeyi Biography, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth and Awards.

Daniel Akpeyi Biography, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth and Awards.

Daniel Akpeyi is one of the inspiring names in the world of football. Today, he is acting as a goalkeeper for club Chippa United and represents Nigerian national team. Moreover, he has played along with many football stars like Shehu Abdullahi and Kenneth Omeruo. In addition to this, the footballer has also played for other renowned clubs like Gabros International, Nasarawa United, Heartland, and Warri Wolves.

According to the club information, he wears a jersey number 1 in the field. Likewise, with his career in the sports industry, he has also been able to accumulate quite a fan base for himself.

Daniel Akpeyi Height, Weight, Nationality, and Ethnicity

Akpeyi is one of the tallest athletes with a perfect height and weight ratio. He is 6 Feet 2 Inches tall which is the perfect height for a footballer in professional games. Additionally, his weight is around 80 kg in scale. Akpeyi carries Nigerian nationality and belongs to black ethnicity.

Daniel Akpeyi Early Life, Girlfriend, and Personal Life

A native of Nnewi, Nigeria Daniel Akpeyi was born on 3rd of August 1986. He was born and raised in his birthplace. Born in the early  August, his zodiac sign is Leo.

Similarly, talking about his personal life, Akpei is a happily married man. He exchanged his wedding vows with his beautiful girlfriend named Ebert-Kalu Emmanuella in December 2016. Their marriage ceremony was celebrated by close ones including his family members and his teammates.

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Daniel Akpeyi Career and Achievements

Daniel Akpeyi is one of the influential names in the field of soccer. He has not only introduced himself as a football of high quality but also registered himself as an enthusiastic footballer and has earned enormous fan base around the globe.

Akpeyi Early Career

The Nigerian native was interested in playing football since youth and joined the youth ranks of  Gabros International.

After his impressive performances in junior level of Gabros International, he was called up in the senior team on Gabros International F.C in 2005. Later, he joined to Nasarawa United in 2007 and played two years with the club.

Akpeyi then signed his deal to FC Heartland on 1st of July 2009 and played five successive seasons with the club until 2014.

Akpeyi further made his move to Warri Wolves FC in March 2014 and played for a year with the club.

Currently, he is playing for Chippa United agreeing to a two-year contract with whom he signed on 15 July 2015.

Daniel Akpeyi International Career

This goalkeeper has represented Nigerian National U-20 football team and U-23 team tournaments. Initially, he launched his international career for Nigeria in 2015, coming as a substitute against South Africa and saved the powerful penalty and named as a “Man of the Match” for his achievement. Along with the team, Akpeyi appeared in the youth team at 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship 2008 Summer Olympics and 2014 African Nations Championship. So far, he has earned 7 caps for his national team.

Daniel Akpeyi Net Worth and Salary

One of the popular goalkeepers of Chippa United, Akpeyi is earning a fortune of salary but his net worth is under review and is a secret. However, Akpeyi currently receives a monthly salary of R44,000 from his present club Chippa United.